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12-15-2010, 07:41 AM
SBC 2011-SUBMISSION WEBSITE IS OPEN

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15, 2011
2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference
http://www.asmeconferences.org/SBC2011/index.cfm
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Farmington, Pennsylvania
June 22-25, 2011

You are invited to submit your abstracts to the 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference

http://www.asmeconferences.org/SBC2011/Author/NewAbstract.cfm

The Bioengineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers cordially invites you to submit your scientific abstracts to the 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference. An outstanding scientific program has been planned: Plenary lectures will highlight two outstanding speakers. Dr. Elazer Edelman's lecture will focus on vascular biotechnology. He is Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a coronary care unit cardiologist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Roger Quinn, Arthur P. Armington Professor of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and Director of the Center for Biologically Inspired Robotics Research will deliver a plenary lecture on how insights gained from nature can help design better robots and mechanisms to perform tasks and help people with disabilities. An exceptional series of workshops and scientific sessions are planned at the conference. SBC 2011 will place a specific emphasis on Rehabilitation with a planned workshop on funding opportunities with participants from federal funding agencies and a inaugural undergraduate senior design competition of concepts aiming to aid people with disabilities. The conference will celebrate the 70th Birthday of Dr. Savio L-Y. Woo with special sessions in his honor. The popular Student Paper Competition will again be highlighted at the 2011 SBC -- with an all new podium only format for the PhD level of the competition: http://www.asmeconferences.org/SBC2011/StudentCompetitions.cfm